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Two Republicans hoping to face off against incumbent Debbie Stabenow in November’s US Senate race debated this morning on WKAR’s Off The Record. Katie Cook has more.

 


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Six Republicans and Democrats running for governor faced each other in a debate Thursday night on Mackinac Island. There was a lot of talk, but no knock-out blows. 


Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Schuette on Thursday voluntarily issued a financial disclosure statement showing personal assets totaling more than $13 million — largely investments held in blind trusts or property he inherited in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Colorado.

Brian Calley, Bill Schuette
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Republican Lt. Gov. Brian Calley lodged new accusations against gubernatorial rival Bill Schuette on Thursday, saying the attorney general was personally involved in the transfer of property in the U.S. Virgin Islands while all of his assets were supposed to be in a blind trust.

Abdul El-Sayed, Patrick Colbeck
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The four Republicans and three Democrats running for governor appeared together Thursday for the first time. Arguments about ethics and racism broke out at the forum.


Abdul El-Sayed
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The Michigan elections bureau has rejected challenges to the candidacy of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Abdul El-Sayed.

Gretchen Whitmer photo
United Automobile Workers photo

Democrat Gretchen Whitmer won another key endorsement from organized labor Monday in the race for Michigan governor, this time from the state's largest union.

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley
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Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Calley's campaign director is turning down a $150,000 contract to help with Flint's economic development, saying doing both jobs would be a detriment to Flint and himself.

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Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan is endorsing Democrat Gretchen Whitmer in her run for governor.

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One of the Democratic candidates for Michigan governor announced she asked for the resignation of her campaign manager after details of "inappropriate behavior in the workplace" surfaced. 

Former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg, a Republican who served suburban Detroit's Oakland County for 16 years after a career in insurance, died Tuesday at 84.

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The 2018 US Senate race got a shake up Wednesday, but not because of someone entering the race. Republican Bob Young decided to step down from the race.


Michigan Capitol
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Democrats and Republicans in the state House may go toe-to-toe next year on making English the official language of Michigan.

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While visiting East Lansing, Georgia congressman John Lewis said he is not surprised about the money laundering and conspiracy charges against Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates.


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Vern Ehlers, a research physicist and moderate Republican who represented a western Michigan congressional district for 17 years and advocated for Great Lakes cleanup funding, has died. He was 83.

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